BV550-CIR – Recirculatory Filtration Cabinet


£2,225.59 inc VAT

Delivery: 2 – 3 weeks


Main Filter * 

* Required. If HEPA selected, HEPA outlet must also be selected.

Outlet Filters

Fit for extra safety. Outlet filter must be same as main filter except if fitting HEPA. This can be used with any Carbon filter. Outlet HEPA must be also chosen if selecting HEPA as main filter

Optional Extras

*NB: Spillage tray must be bought if choosing base stand

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Product code: BV550-CIR – Recirculatory Filtration Cabinet

Compact Fume Cabinet for School Laboratories 

The BV550-CIR is our most popular vertical recirculatory fume and particle filtration cabinet for those on a budget. Capture, contain and filter for a cleaner, healthier working laboratory environment.

How Does the BV550-CIR Operate?

BV550CIR systems carry a 5-year warranty, are quiet in operation and can be assembled in seconds. Place onto a desk, bench or trolley and then simply plug in and switch on. With a footprint of only 550mm x 545mm it takes up minimal bench space, but has the carbon filter capacity of a much larger unit.

Download the product datasheet for additional information: BV550-CIR Datasheet

What can the BV550-CIR Science Laboratory Extraction System be used for?

These units are designed predominantly for science laboratory and science classroom cleanliness and for immediate operator protection from concentrations of airborne contaminants.

If you’re uncertain this is the correct solution for your laboratory requirements please contact BenchVent for advice on the choice of machine for any given situation.

Key Features;

  • Low airflow alarm system
  • Compact table footprint
  • Large working aperture
  • Incredible 250m³/hour airflow
  • Quiet operation
  • 5-year warranty
  • Dove grey finish

See the Innovative Low Airflow Alarm and LCD Monitor in Action

Available Options with the BV550-CIR

We do have a number of available options for the BV550 that enables it to be better suited to your specific applications . Please contact us to discuss price and availability of these product enhancements below;

  • Stainless steel high-lipped spillage tray
  • GRP spillage tray
  • Polypropylene high-lipped spillage tray
  • Carbon filter saturation alarm
  • Base stand
  • Double electrical socket
  • Carbon filter saturation alarm

5 Year Warranty

This cabinet is covered by a superb industry-leading 5-year warranty. This warranty includes parts (not consumables), labour and where applicable, covers repair at your (UK mainland) premises.


Demonstrating adequate control of the risks to the health of employees students and the general public, from dusts, powders, mists, fumes and vapours is the fundamental requirement of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health(CoSHH). For LEV information for employers visit the HSE website.

Additional information

Weight 55 kg

500x510x760mm (WxDxH) (internal) 550x545x1132mm (WxDxH) external 500x300mm (WxH) working aperture


Head: Epoxy Powder Coated Zintec Steel, Base: Epoxy Powder Coated Zintec Steel supports with 6mm clear acrylic front and side panels Centrifugal, Brushless & Sparkless blower, 18 watt fluorescent internal light. 12kg carbon filter, HEPA and pre filters

Air Volume at Free Air


Ave. Air Velocity at Hood Face


Fan Motor Spec

230V 80 watts


Choice of Carbon and/or HEPA filter with pre-filters

Noise Level LAeq dB(A)